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Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting one of the websites of Proskauer Rose LLP.  Our website provides general information about the legal services that we offer and/or other general information and resources.

This Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use set forth the conditions under which you may access and use the website.  By accessing and using the website, you agree to be bound by our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use then in effect and by all applicable laws.   If you do not agree with any of the Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy, you should not access or use the website for any purpose.  We reserve the right to terminate or limit your access to the website for any violation of the Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy, or for any other reason, in our sole discretion. 

What Information Do We Collect?

Our website generally collects your personally identifiable information when you voluntarily submit it through any of the websites.  For example, you may submit and we may collect your name, email address, or similar information when you choose to provide it or otherwise submit it to us through one of our websites.

We also may collect non-personally identifiable information when you access and use our website.

We are not responsible for the data collection, privacy practices or policies of any third-party websites that we may link to or that may link to our websites.  We encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit. 

Cookies

Like many other websites, we use cookies for various reasons. You may also prevent Flash cookies using the settings in your Adobe Flash Player software. Cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer's hard drive when you visit certain websites.  We use cookies to tell us, for example, whether you've visited us before or if you're a new visitor, and to help us understand what areas of the website are of greatest interest to you.  Cookies also may enhance your online experience by saving your preferences and password so you do not have to re-enter this information each time you visit our website.  Cookies are not used to identify you and will not collect personally identifiable information. 

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can configure your browser to stop accepting new cookies, to notify you when you a new cookie is received, and to disable existing cookies.  If you choose to disable cookies in your browser, however, you may not be able to take full advantage of all our websites' features.

How Do We Use and Share Your Information?

By submitting information, including personally identifiable information, to our website, you (i) consent to our use and disclosure of such information in any manner permitted by law, and (ii) acknowledge that you have no expectation of privacy, confidentiality, or privilege in it. 

Specifically, but without limitation, you consent that any information you submit to the firm, other users, and other third-parties over the website may be collected, used, shared, sold, or disclosed to:

  • evaluate whether to represent you (and it may be shared with other law firms for this purpose)
  • provide you with legal services if you are or become a client of the firm
  • monitor and analyze our business or website operations
  • collect debts, fight fraud, or protect the rights or property of the firm, our clients, our website, their users, or third parties, or as otherwise permitted by law
  • be incorporated into our database for mailings or other purposes
  • otherwise be provided to our affiliates, business partners, or others who work for us such as service providers, vendors, contractors and agents, and/or to other unaffiliated third parties, for marketing or other business purposes

Furthermore, any communication, material or content you submit, post or access on an interactive discussion board, blog, other public area, or other interactive function on the website is a public or other non-private communication, and may be viewed by the general public and/or by the other website users to whom you share or provide it. 

Legally Required and Other Related Disclosures

In addition to the foregoing, we may release your personally identifiable information to law enforcement, governmental authorities, or third parties if (i) required to do so by law, search warrant, subpoena, court order, or other legal process, (ii) requested by law enforcement or other governmental authorities, in our discretion, or (iii) we otherwise have a good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the firm or third parties.

How Do We Protect Personally Identifiable Information You Provide to Us?

We make reasonable efforts to protect personally identifiable information that you submit over the website from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, which may include the use of firewalls and other security measures on our servers.  However, the firm does not warrant or represent that its level of security meets or exceeds any particular standard, and no server or internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free.  You should take this into account when submitting personal or confidential data on any websites, including ours.  Similarly, any information that you send us in an email message or other form through the websites is not confidential or privileged.

What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected from Children?

These websites are general audience websites with content directed primarily at individuals over the age of 18 and are not directed at children under the age of 13.  We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.  If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide personally identifiable information of any kind whatsoever.

What Happens to Your Personally Identifiable Information in a Corporate Change of Control?

In the event of a corporate change in control resulting from, for example, a sale to, or merger with, another entity, we may transfer your personally identifiable information to the new party in control.

What About Changes to This Privacy Policy?

We reserve the right to change or update this Privacy Policy at any time, and will notify users of our website by posting such changed or updated Privacy Policy on this page. Any changes or updates will be effective immediately upon posting to this website. Under certain circumstances, we may also elect to notify you of, and/or obtain your consent to, changes or updates to our Privacy Policy by additional means, such as by posting a notice on the front page of our Web Site or by sending you an email. 

How Can You Ask Questions or Raise Concerns?

If you have other questions or concerns about our privacy policy or data use, please call 212.969.3000 or email us at .

 

Effective Date:  October 23, 2009